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XDefiant’s closed beta is underway and it’s impressing FPS players that want a break from Call of Duty. The shooter takes a lot of strategy when it comes to picking your loadout and faction. Here are the best guns to use in XDefiant right now.

XDefiant top weapons, ranked

After playing in the closed beta, you’ll notice that some weapons are much more impressive than others. Even though the game is new, a meta has formed and most FPS fans are in agreement on the best weapons to use depending on playstyle.

Best Assault Rifle in XDefiant

With speed and accuracy, the ACR is deadly with the right setup.

ACR 6.8

  • Barrel: Recon
  • Front Rail: Handstop
  • Optics: Reflex
  • Magazine: Quick Mag
  • Rear Grip: Heavy Grip

Best SMG in XDefiant

The best MP7 loadout in XDefiant


Retain control while being very mobile on the battlefield.

  • Front Rail: Tactical
  • Optics: Reflex
  • Magazine: Quick Mag
  • Rear Grip: Grip Tape
  • Stock: Padded


Best sniper rifle in XDefiant

While slow, this weapon allows for you to safely pick off enemies from a distance thanks to its long range and accuracy.


  • Barrel: Stabilizing
  • Optics: Sniper Scope or Variable Scope
  • Magazine: Quick Mag
  • Rear Grip: Fabric
  • Stock: Reinforced

Best LMG in XDefiant

Ready to take down the enemy frontline? This weapon has a lot of ammo and deals some game-changing damage.


  • Front Rail: Superlight
  • Optics: Reflex
  • Magazine: Quick Mag
  • Rear Grip: Heavy Grip
  • Stock: Precision

Best shotgun in XDefiant

Deal massive damage close-range.


  • Muzzle: Barrel Extender
  • Barrel: Chrome-lined
  • Front Rail: PEQ-15
  • Rear Grip: Quick Draw
  • Stock: Lightweight

Best pistol in XDefiant

This fast weapon is one of the best secondaries in the game.


  • Muzzle: Barrel Extender
  • Magazine: Fast Mag
  • Rear Grip: Quick Draw